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Re: [ecf-dev] Optionally Using ECF Functionality

On 9/7/07, Ken Gilmer <kgilmer@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, we don't want to necessarily include ECF at all.  If a user
> opts in and installs ECF we'd like communication features in our
> perspective.  Essentially we'd like to detect an extension point at
> runtime, query for the presence of the necessary ECF plugins, and via
> the schema create the ECF view in our perspective.  The extension
> point schema would allow us to create the view without having to
> reference ECF classes (avoiding the build and tight coupling issue.)

If you want a view to show up in a perspective, you can just declare a
org.eclipse.ui.perspectiveExtensions extension and contribute the view
to your perspective there.